Tamil Nadu's mining baron Sekhar Reddy, who was arrested in December, has got conditional bail from the Madras High Court. Two of his associates, Premkumar and Srinivasulu, have also been released on bail.
A 32-year-old BJP activist has been hacked to death in Kerala's Kannur district this evening. The man who was killed, C Biju, was an accused in the murder case of a CPM activist Dhanaraj, who was killed just outside his home in Payyannur, by men on three bikes in July last year.
The calls have been made to political A-listers like Sonia Gandhi, Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar. But the BJP should not expect an invite to the huge celebrations planned next month for M Karunanidhi's 94th birthday.
Tamil Nadu Government today informed the Madras High Court that they were not against holding Jallikattu, but if permission was granted to organise the bull taming sport at Nehru stadium in Chennai, there were chances that the venue may get damaged.
A special court on Thursday directed AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dinakaran and an alleged middleman, arrested in an Election Commission bribery case, to respond to Delhi Police's plea for voice samples.
After finding himself in the vortex of a factional war within the Karnataka unit of the BJP for the last couple of weeks, party's state president BS Yeddyurappa today said all is well within the party.
In an extremely barbaric incident in Tamil Nadu last night, a young man was hacked to pieces, allegedly by a gang that later flung his severed head into a police station. In CCTV footage, two bikers stop at the entrance, throw the head and drive off into the night.
The founder of a school for special children in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district and four others have been arrested on charges of sexually abusing some differently abled children for the last few years.
At least 41 wild elephants have died in Kerala's forest ranges in the last six months however, none of these deaths were due to wither drought conditions or due to the lack of food and water in the forest, according to Forest Minister K Raju in a written reply in the Assembly.
Tamil Nadu government today launched five mobile quality control labs that will evaluate the quality of various central and state government road and infrastructure projects in five districts. Chief Minister K Palaniswami flagged off the mobile quality control units, valued at Rs 2.35 crore, at an event held here, an official release here said.